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How To Lead A Team To Greatness, From The Man Who Sequenced The Human Genome

Mark Micheli | Nextgov | June 5, 2013

From sequencing the human genome to running the largest biomedical research agency in the world, Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, has a record of harnessing complex public institutions to get things done. Read More »

How Will Current EHR Adoption, Use Affect Future Research?

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | November 25, 2013

Research from the United Kingdom provides a glimpse into the challenges following the widespread adoption of EHR systems and capturing of patient data electronically. “The present use of EHR databases requires programing expertise and understanding of the nuances of the coding systems.[...]." Read More »

Human DNA Should Be Open Source

Alan Shimel | Network World | April 14, 2013

No one should be able to own the naturally occurring sequence of molecules that make up DNA in the human genome.  First of all these are naturally occurring sequences, not invented by anyone. It is akin to an old time explorer planting a flag in a new land and claiming it for his country. Territory is not patentable and neither should be genes... Read More »

IBM And University Scientists Launch Global Computing Effort To Find Cures For Dengue, West Nile, And Hepatitis C Diseases

Press Release | International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) | August 23, 2007

Researchers Say the 50,000 Years of Computer Time Needed to Discover Cures May Be Achieved in One Year Using World Community Grid Read More »

Information Needed to Treat Put Beyond Physicians' Reach: Free Online Access to Medical Journal Articles Must Be the Norm

P. Logan Weygandt | The Baltimore Sun | April 29, 2012

Thanks to the diligence of so many students, scientists, clinicians and public supporters of free and open access to research, FRPAA has been reintroduced, and the RWA has been thwarted, at least for now. These proponents of open access refused to accept that in this digital age, clinicians should be so removed from the data providing the foundation for evidence-based practice...Our voice has been heard, but the fight rages on. Read More »

Interns spend More Time With Computers Than Patients: Study

Rachel Landen | ModernPhysician.com | April 26, 2013

The time medical interns spend interacting with patients continues to drop, taking up only 12% of their working hours, according to a study at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center. Read More »

Johns Hopkins: Thanks To EHRs, Time With Patients Seems “Squeezed Out” Of Medical Training, Investigator Says

Staff Writer | Health Care Renewal | April 24, 2013

Question:  Who would have thought it?  That there is yet another potentially deadly unintended consequence of bad health IT and health IT hyper-enthusiasm? Read More »

Kitware Receives Funds From U.S. Air Force Research Lab To Extend The Bender Toolkit For Anatomical Model Repositioning

Press Release | Kitware | July 31, 2013

This new Phase I project will enable researchers to change the pose of anatomical models from medical images. Such manipulations facilitate a variety of ergonomic and anatomic studies and have the potential to lead to an improved understanding of how emitted energies, such as cell phone signals, effect the human body. Read More »

Large Medical Research Funders Committed To Open Access Publishing

Staff Writer | The Economic Voice | October 24, 2013

Large medical research funding bodies are fully committed to open access publishing. But although smaller charitable funders back the principle, they worry about the impact open access will have on their budgets and their funded researchers, reveals a qualitative study published in the online journal BMJ Open. Read More »

Leukaemia & Lymphoma research Pledges To Make Its Research Open To All

Matthew Kaiser | Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research | September 3, 2014

Today, [Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research] teamed up with other leading UK medical research charities to support for open and unrestricted access to all of our research results...

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Long-Term Marijuana Use Might Kill Motivation From Lower Dopamine

Kathleen Blanchard | Digital Journal | July 1, 2013

Researchers at the Imperial College London, UCL and King’s College London have found long-term cannabis users have lower levels of the chemical dopamine in the brain that is necessary for motivation. [...] Read More »

Mainstreaming ME Research: The 8th Invest In ME International ME Conference, 2013

Mark Berry | Phoenix Rising | June 2, 2013

Mark Berry reports from London on the 8th Invest in ME International ME Conference. Read More »

Majority Of Surveyed Docs Using Mobile Devices In Practices

Joseph Conn | ModernHealthcare.com | July 23, 2013

Mobile computing devices are becoming almost as much of an essential tool in U.S. physician practices as the exam table, according to a new survey. Read More »

Minimizing Legal Liability Or Upholding The Mission? - The Markingson Case Redux

Roy M. Poses | Health Care Renewal | March 15, 2013

There are new, and troubling developments in the long running case of Dan Markingson, the psychiatric patient and research subject who committed suicide while enrolled in a trial of anti-psychotic drugs at the University of Minnesota nearly 10 years ago. Read More »

More Equitable North/South Research Partnership

Debbie Marais | The Euroscientist | September 16, 2013

Local research and innovation matter to develop sustainable solutions for health problems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). In the past few years, this has increasingly been recognised. However, such sustainability is only achievable if research funding allows for capacity building and sharing of other benefits from research partnerships. [...] Read More »